Brandy Honored with the BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Posted by - August 30, 2019

BMI celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at the Sandy Springs Arts Center in Atlanta. Multiple-award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy received the BMI President’s Award in recognition of her powerful impact on the entertainment industry and her timeless hits, which have


Posted by - August 29, 2019

Chicago based television production company Central City Productions announces the 2019 Black Music Honors television taping set to take place on Thursday, September 5th at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA. During this star-studded two-hour television special, Central City Productions (CCP) will honorartists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to Americanmusic.   The honorees for this year’s Black Music Honors include Xscape who will receive the UrbanMusic Icon Award for

Viola Davis To Star As Michelle Obama In ‘First Ladies’ Drama Series In Works At Showtime

Posted by - August 29, 2019

Viola Davis is set to portray Michelle Obama in First Ladies, a one-hour White House drama that has been put on fast-track development at Showtime with a three-script commitment. Davis will executive produce the project, which hails from writer Aaron Cooley (novels Four Seats: A Thriller of the Supreme Court, The Guns of Ridgewood), Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions, Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment

Master P’s I Got the Hook Up 2 Available on DVD and Blu-ray Sept. 3, 2019

Posted by - August 29, 2019

UMC (Urban Movie Channel) – the first and leading streaming service for Black film and television from AMC Networks’ RLJ Entertainment – will release Master P’s I Got the Hook-Up 2 on DVD and on Blu-ray on September 3, 2019. The film is the sequel to the popular 90’s classic. Executive produced by Master P (Percy

Celebrate The 20th Anniversary of the Parkers with a Pre-Labor Day Marathon

Posted by - August 29, 2019

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Parkers, TV One will host a “Parkers-Palooza” marathon of the hit series on Friday,August 30. Park a seat on your couch this Labor Day weekend and binge watch your favorite episodes from 8 P.M. to 3 A.M. ET/7C! The Parkers follows mother and daughter Nikki and Kim Parker who both attend Santa Monica College. Nikki discovered

Stephen Curry Partners With Howard University To Launch First Division I Golf Program

Posted by - August 22, 2019

In a historic stride forward to grow the game of golf, six-time NBA All-Star and Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation co-founder, Stephen Curry, announced his commitment to Howard University today, with a pledge to support the establishment of the university’s first NCAA Division 1 golf program for the next six years. Inspired by Howard senior and

A$AP Ferg Releases “Floor Seats” E

Posted by - August 22, 2019

A$AP Ferg released today his highly anticipated new project, Floor Seats EP, via A$AP Worldwide/ Polo Grounds Music/ RCA Records. Featuring already released tracks like ““Floor Seats,” “WAM Feat. MadeinTYO,” “Wigs feat. Asian Doll,” and Pups Feat. A$AP Rocky, you can buy/stream the entire EP HERE. Tickets to this Fall’s “Yedi Tour,” Ferg’s headlining dates

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Celebrating 100 Years With Historic $100k Scholarship

Posted by - August 22, 2019

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, an international women’s service organization with a focus on education, will celebrate its centennial year in January 2020 by awarding a historical $100,000 scholarship to a deserving young woman. Eligible students are encouraged to apply by January 16, 2020; a link to the application and detailed instructions can be found

Industrial Bank Celebrates its 85th Anniversary

Posted by - August 22, 2019

Industrial Bank was founded in 1934 by Jesse H. Mitchell with the help of nine initial investors, and has grown significantly since its humble though confident beginnings. Opening with one location and six employees, the Bank has seen adversity and triumph over the years, amidst the Great Depression, the 1960s riots, and ever-changing political and